Note left by breastfeeding OH mother at work has gone viral

Posted at 11:54 AM, Feb 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-16 12:54:40-05

MANSFIELD, Ohio — A note left on the door of a Family Dollar by a Mansfield mother working at the store has gone viral.

Cody Burghard posted a photo of the note to his Facebook page after seeing it on the door of the Family Dollar in the 400 block of Ashland Road on Feb. 1.

The mother who posted the note, Emily Edgington, later said she was working alone and had to close the store because she just had a baby and needs to pump every two to three hours because she is breastfeeding.

The day that she closed the store, Edgington said she was forced to sit on a cardboard box against a door because there was nowhere else for her to pump.

Edgington said she has not been back to work since that day because she “feels like her rights as a mother were completely overlooked.”

Burgard posted the photo to support working moms that have to pump for their babies.

The post has been shared more than 21,000 times and has received more than 17,000 reactions.

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